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Seminar in Comparative Politics; The Rise and Fall of Communism

Restriction: Must be in Government & Politics program or Government & Politics: International Relations program. This course examines the rise and fall of communism both as a utopian theory and institutional practice in the 20th century. We will discuss Communism's main ideological sources, key notions, as well as the most significant events in the dynamics of communism. The course will explain the appeal of revolutionary politics and the role of "true believers" in totalitarian mass movements.

Sister Courses: GVPT459A, GVPT459B, GVPT459C, GVPT459D, GVPT459E, GVPT459F, GVPT459G, GVPT459H, GVPT459I, GVPT459J, GVPT459K, GVPT459L, GVPT459M, GVPT459N, GVPT459O, GVPT459P, GVPT459Q, GVPT459T, GVPT459U, GVPT459V, GVPT459W, GVPT459X, GVPT459Y

Fall 2020

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Average rating: 4.80

Average GPA: 3.87 between 269 students

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